Gold Type III(1)(i) Aka - Ball and Annulet
The anonymous gold Type III(1) Aka ( 1/8 Kahavanu ) known as Ball and Annulet legend Uraka. Found in Hambegamuwa Vihara building site, in Ruhuna, South East Lanka.
|Codrington 66 ; Sirisena 74 ;|
This coin with provenance of find had been broken and the two parts glued together somewhat crudely leaving a small gap. I decided to leave it the way I got it.
Text edited from
Ceylon Coins and Currency By H. W. Codrington. Colombo 1924
Page 62 Chapter V Medieval Ceylon - Kahavanu.
The aka was scanned at 600dpi and displayed at 500dpi. It was obtained in 2003 May from Mr A. Ratnayaka a collector in Katharagama, Lanka.